Anxiety Tightness Evasion Resistance Reactionary Irritation Short-temper Anger The mental effect of Stress Laziness Guilt Impatience Apprehension Discontentmen t Tiredness Criticism Rudeness
RESULT OF STRESS Feeling of Hopelessness Lack of Enthusiasm No Motivation Draining of Self-Esteem
We become the prisoners of our own Creation. You are the creator of your own Stress. Negative thinking about (a) Self (b) Others (c) World causes Stress. Truth about Stress
Stress is a form of pain, a messenger that comes from inside, which tells you that there is something you need to change. What is Stress?
To reduce the pressure –Comprehension - Understand things in their context, see what is behind the appearances Tension (Stress) = Pressure Resilience Challenge Coping ability Dynamism To increase the resilience –Self-empowerment - Inner reflection and reposturing
The key to Stress Management is the ability to change the quality of your own thinking. How to Manage Stress?
Stress Management Skills Positive Thinking Controlling Power Optimistic Attitude Earning Blessings Being a Well – Wisher Praise / Appreciation Traffic Control of Thoughts Transferring your Stress Life Style – Discipline, Organised, Simple, Accurate, Punctual, Regular Life is a celebration – Love, Respect Balance Patience The 7 C’s Meditation Withdrawal Naturalness Clear Conscience Humor and Laughter
1.Think, speak and feel positive about yourself, others and situations. 2.Always visualise yourself and your life the way you want it. 3. Set goals but remember you need goals not for what they get you but what they make you. 4.Don’t place limits on yourself by saying, “I can’t”. 5.“Let go” in order to avoid hurting yourself and others. 6. Discipline your mind and intellect. As you decide what you put in there, you determine what you get back. Tips for keeping Outlook Positive - I
7. See problems as opportunities to learn. 8. Tackle problems one at a time then they’re not so stressful. 9. Take out time for yourself as a necessity and not as an option. 10. Surround yourself with good people - People who support you in your efforts to change. 11. Have an attitude of gratitude. This will ensure that your attention is on what you get and not on what you don’t. 12. Realise the importance of every moment and make the best use of it. Tips for keeping Outlook Positive - II
PRACTICE I AM A POINT OF LIGHT Not the body or this role. I DETACH AND OBSERVE My body and the scenes going on around me. I REJECT ALL NEGATIVE THOUGHTS about me and accept only positive thoughts, emotions and desires.
Family Work Friends Study Leisure Others Condition under Control “I”